Emily Lennox's Blog (22)

Can HR Create Good Mental Health?

Healthy employees (both mentally and physically) are more motivated, productive, and produce better results - so healthy employees are one of the best assets a company can have. However, a lot of companies will only focus on physical health, but why is mental health any less important? In this blog post I will be talking about why mental health matters…


Added by Emily Lennox on August 11, 2017 at 4:41am — 1 Comment

What Are Recruitment Agencies?

If you’re looking for the right recruitment solution for you and you’re not sure exactly what recruitment agencies do, you are in luck as we have compiled all of the information you need to know. 

 Recruitment Agencies are arguably the most traditional form of recruitment.  Recruitment Consultants will often specialise in one specific industry,…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 29, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

Everything You Need To Know About Applicant Tracking Systems


What are they?

Applicant Tracking Systems are similar to CRM (Customer Relationship Management) Systems, and are online software that exist for recruitment needs.  Through an ATS, jobs can be posted onto multiple Job Boards, and applications which come in can be filtered into different categories, for example Job Board, date of…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 23, 2017 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Can HR Software Help Your Business?

HR Software is on the increase within the business world, and for all the right reasons.  There are plenty of ways that this type of software can benefit your business, and today I’m going to tell you a few of them!


What is it?

HR Software or a HRMS (Human Resource Management System) combines multiple HR…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 22, 2017 at 3:44am — 2 Comments

How Employment Legislation Affects Recruitment

There are 11 main employment laws and legislations which can directly affect the recruitment process.  Some of these laws will affect your recruitment more than others, but an awareness and understanding of each of them is a great way to ensure compliance within your company.  So, today I’m going to tell you about each of…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 20, 2017 at 11:58am — No Comments

How To Recruit Using Instagram

Instagram is definitely a favourite among Millennials, and depending on what your company is hiring for it can be a great way to hire fresh talent.  So, today I’m going to give you an idea of how to recruit using Instagram!…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 13, 2017 at 4:00am — No Comments

What Is Recruitment?

The Oxford Dictionary defines recruitment as “the action of finding new people to join an organization or support a cause.”


Recruitment seems like a pretty simple topic, everyone seems to understand the basis that there is a role to fill and the recruitment process is that of filling it – but today I’m going to give you a breakdown of…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 12, 2017 at 11:49am — 1 Comment

How To Recruit Using LinkedIn

There are plenty of ways to recruit, and LinkedIn can be a really helpful tool for sourcing candidates for your vacancies.  So, today I’m going to give you a rundown of how to recruit using LinkedIn!


When using LinkedIn to recruit, you open up the chance of millions of potential employees to network with, which can be…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 12, 2017 at 8:03am — No Comments

How To Write A Good Cover Letter

Have you found your dream job and you’re nearly ready to apply but you’re a bit stuck on how to write the perfect cover letter? We can help! This handy little guide will teach you everything you need to know to wow your potential new employers!

Why do you need…


Added by Emily Lennox on June 1, 2017 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Apprenticeships & Why You Should Choose One

Apprenticeships are basically a scheme where people (normally of a young age) can earn money while they learn.  Whether someone begins an apprenticeship straight after they finish school or when they have already worked but are looking for a new opportunity in their career.  If you are looking to start an apprenticeship yourself, this…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 25, 2017 at 3:30am — No Comments

Misconceptions About Millennials In The Workplace

There is so much talk about Generation Y (those born between the mid-80s and late 90s) in our society, and at least some of the talk around this generation is inaccurate.  As I’ve said before I love a good conspiracy, so today I’m going to debunk some of the misconceptions about millennials in the…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 22, 2017 at 8:25am — No Comments

The History of Recruitment

Like everything, recruitment has changed over time, and today I’ll be giving you a brief history of these changes – I did A-Level History so I’m fully qualified to do this, trust me.


Recruitment has actually existed since the time of the Romans/Egyptians, and began in the UK in the Middle Ages, where candidates were…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 17, 2017 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Branded V.S. Unbranded - That Is The Question!

“Branded VS Unbranded, the great debate of Advertising” – someone, somewhere, maybe said once (probably not).  Whether that very profound quote has flooded your brain or not, we have compiled a handy little guide to whether your advert should be Branded or Unbranded to make your life that little bit easier.


What is Job…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 16, 2017 at 12:05pm — No Comments

The Rise of Flat Fee Recruitment

So flat fee recruitment is quite a new concept, especially in comparison to more traditional recruitment agencies.  There are many reasons for the rise of this type of company, and its establishment within the recruitment world, but there are still a lot of questions around it.  Therefore, in this post I’m going to give you an idea of…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 15, 2017 at 11:56am — No Comments

What is a Job Advert?

Job adverts, job descriptions and person specifications often seem like one and the same, but each one has its own purpose.  Today I’m going to be giving you an idea of what a job advertisement is and why it is useful.


What is it?

A job advert is what you will see advertised on job boards such as Monster, Reed, and Totaljobs.  It is made up of elements of both the job description and the person specification, and emphasises why a suitably qualified…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 12, 2017 at 11:10am — No Comments

Low Cost Recruitment Methods

So you’ve got a vacancy to fill but you’re on a tight budget? Look no further! We have compiled this handy little guide to help you discover the cheapest recruitment solution for you.


Your Options:

There are three main options when it comes to low cost…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 10, 2017 at 9:20am — No Comments

What Is Contract Work?

So, you may be a bit confused about contract work - to help you out, I’m going to go into what this is, and how it differs from temp and perm positions.


What is it?

Contract work is often when candidates are hired upfront for a fixed amount of time (e.g. three months, six months, one year).  It can be used within a business for specialist projects, where experts will be hired to work on just that project, to cover planned absences such as…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 9, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments

How To Motivate A Team

Whether you have a small team of 10 or a large team of 100+ it’s important that your team stay motivated in order to produce the best work, and it’s great if you (the boss) can be the one to motivate them!  So, you can use this handy guide to gain a few more ideas of how to motivate a team to do the best they can do.


Make it a nice place to work

By treating your employees with respect and as actual human beings (not statistics) you can…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 8, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

Online Recruitment – What Are Your Options?

Looking to fill a vacancy and considering moving away from traditional Recruitment Agencies? As discussed before there are several recruitment solutions available, and in this blog I’m going to give you a run-down on the benefits of using Online Recruitment.


What are your options?

The two main options for Online Recruitment are Job Board Advertising and Flat Fee Recruitment.

  • Job Board Advertising – this is where you post your…

Added by Emily Lennox on May 4, 2017 at 5:07am — No Comments

A Simple Guide to Boolean Searches In Recruitment

Not sure what a Boolean Search is or how it’s used in recruitment?  Look no further!  This handy blog post will tell you how they work and why we use them – aren’t you lucky?


What are they?

Boolean searches are related to concept of mathematics and symbol logic developed by George Boole, a mathematician in the 19th century (don’t I sound smart).  They basically allow the combination of five different elements to conduct a search.  These…


Added by Emily Lennox on May 2, 2017 at 12:02pm — 1 Comment


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